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How To Restore Your Favorite Straw Hat

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

If you’re scrounging around in the closet for your favorite straw hat to wear in the garden this year, only to come up with it battered and squished beyond recognition, don’t give up all hope.
As long as the straw’s not been completely dried and cracked by being placed in direct sun or too close to [...]

Reburbish Your Straw Hat Like A Pro

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

There’s an excellent pictorial from craft artisan, lecturer, and costume designer, Rachel E. Pollock, on her professional blog, La Bricoleuse. It clearly sets out how to:

rejuvenate the brittle straw in old hats; and
how to repair a torn portion of a straw hat.

Now you may not be a Lead Crafts Artisan at the PlayMakers Repertory [...]